Updating ubuntu from dual boot windows 7

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Microsoft has changed the look and feel of the boot manager of the Windows 8 operating system.

Part of the change comes from the fact that Windows 8 boots faster than previous versions of Windows, part from Microsoft's desire to use the Modern UI interface everywhere.

If you are using a touch interface, you may prefer the new boot menu with its big buttons and all, but if you do not, you do not really benefit from it that much.

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If you have to switch regularly between Windows 8 and another installed operating systems, you may prefer to use the old boot manager instead as it is displayed right after the start of the system and before any of the operating systems are loaded.

Vishal from Ask VG discovered a way to get back the legacy boot manager with its gray on black interface.

To change the boot manager from the Windows 8 default manager to the legacy manager known from previous versions of Windows, you need to perform the following steps in Windows 8: Martin Brinkmann is a journalist from Germany who founded Ghacks Technology News Back in 2005.

He is passionate about all things tech and knows the Internet and computers like the back of his hand.

I want to install the latest ISO on the 10240 oartition, but when I try I get, "Windows cannot be installed to this disk. On EFI systems, Windows can only be installed to GPT disks." The solution is to adjust those boot parameters in the BIOS, make everything legacy/MBR, so I've read.

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